Professor, Department of Law, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi 6205, Bangladesh


Education Summary  
LLB Honours (First Class), LLM (First Class) [IU]; LLM [Nottingham]; PhD [Raj]

Research Interest  
International Law of Human Rights, Company and Commercial Law, Islamic Law and Muslim Law
Level Institution Year
(Doctor of Philosophy (PhD))
Rajshahi University 2006
(Master of Laws (LLM in Human Rights))
University of Nottingham 2000
(Master of Laws (LLM))
Islamic University, Kushtia, Bangladesh 1993
(Bachelor of Laws (LLB Honours))
Islamic University, Kushtia, Bangladesh 1992

Experience in Rajshahi University

Duration Organization/Institute Position
2013-02-20 to Department of Law PROFESSOR
2006-06-08 to 2013-02-19 Department of Law ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
1999-12-07 to 2006-06-07 Department of Law Assistant Professor
1996-12-07 to 1999-12-06 Department of Law LECTURER

Experience in other Organization/Institute

Duration Organization/Institute Position
1995-10-12 to 1996-12-06 Bangladesh Bar Council Advocate


1. Mohammad Abdul Hannan "Education Training and Human Rights of the Prisoners, ISBN 10: 3659370878" LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany

Published: March 2013
2. Mafizul Islam and Mohammad Abdul Hannan "Principles of Commercial Law: A Textbook" Shams Publications, Dhaka

Published: February 2010
3. Mohammad Abdul Hannan "Human Rights of the Accused in the Criminal Process, ISBN: 978-81-907891-0-3" Madhav Books, Haryana, India

Published: April 2009
4. Mohammad Abdul Hannan "An Introduction to Company Law: A Textbook" Prokash Niketon, Dhaka

Published: January 2008

Book Chapter

1. Mohammad Abdul Hannan "Interface between the Third Generation Human Rights and the Good Governance in a Globalized World, In: GLOBALIZATION, INTERNATIONAL LAW AND HUMAN RIGHTS" ISBN-13:978 019 8074151, New Delhi: Oxford University Press

Published: January 2012
2. Mohammad Abdul Hannan "The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: Their Implementation and Progress, in: Issues in Human Rights" ISBN 978-81-269-1333-6, New Delhi: Atlantic Publications

Published: December 2009
3. Mohammad Abdul Hannan "The Education Policy and Curricula of Schools and Madrasahs in Bangladesh: An Evaluation in the light of the Makkah Declaration (in Bengali)" The Muslim Education Quarterly, Vol. 19, No. 1, 2001, The Islamic Academy, Cambridge, UK

Published: October 2001


1. Mohammad Abdul Hannan "Protection of Human Rights in Criminal Justice System: A Study on Preventive Detention in Bangladesh" Rajshahi University Law Journal, Vol. XI, 1-22

Published: December 2023
2. Mohammad Abdul Hannan jointly with Abdullah Al Jubair "Analysis of Local Government Institutions in Bangladesh with Special Reference to their Origin and Development" International Journal of Social Science and Human Research, ISSN (print): 2644-0679, ISSN (online): 2644-0695 Vol. 06 Issue DOI: 10.47191/ijsshr/v6-i12-30, Impact factor- 6.686, Pp. 7421-7444

Published: December 2023
3. Mohammad Abdul Hannan "The Importance and Reality of having an Ombudsman in Bangladesh" Athens Journal of Law, Vol. 9, Issue 1, 89-102

Published: January 2023
4. Mohammad Abdul Hannan jointly with Khan Md. Arman Shovon and Md. Redwanur Rahman "Legal Aspects of Coral Reef Management and Conservation in Bangladesh" Open Access Library Journal > Vol.8 No.8,

Published: August 2021
5. M Abdul Hannan, M Arifuzzaman "Separation of Judiciary and Judicial Independence in Bangladesh: An Appraisal" Open Access Library Journal, 8: e7002: 1-21, ISSN: 2333-9705

Published: April 2021
6. M Abdul Hanann, M Arifuzzaman, M Redwanur Rahman & M Atiqur Rahman "Laws Regulating Water Pollution in Bangladesh." Journal of Sociology and Anthropology, 2019, Vol. 3, No. 1: 15-24, Science and Education Publishing, doi: 10,1269/jsa-3-1-3

Published: April 2019
7. M Abdul Hannan, Kamrul Faisal "Human Rights of HIV/AIDS Patients with Special Reference to the Prisoners in Bangladesh" Indian Journal of Health & Medical Law, Vol. 1, Issue 2, 2018: 6-50, New Delhi, India

Published: December 2018
8. M Abdul Hannan, Yeamin Rahman "Towards a Regional Protection of Human Rights in the Perspective of Asia" BiLD Law Journal: Vol. III, Issue 1, 47-58, ISSN 2518-6523, Purana Paltan, Dhaka

Published: June 2018
9. Mohammad Abdul Hannan "Human Rights of the Aboriginals in the Context of Bangladesh" OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development, Vol. 08, No. 02: 45-68, ISSN 1923-6654 (print) ISSN 1923-6662 (online), Ontario International Development Agency, Canada

Published: April 2015
10. Mohammad Abdul Hannan "Third Generation Human Rights and the Good Governance" OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development, Vol. 2, No. 5: 41-50, ISSN 1923-6654, Ontario International Development Agency, Canada

Published: November 2010
11. Mohammad Abdul Hannan "Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh in Terms of Writ: An Appraisal" Rajshahi University Law Journal 2009, Vol. 6: 69-108, ISSN 1991-8976, Faculty of Law, Rajshahi University, Bangladesh

Published: August 2010
12. Mohammad Abdul Hannan "Implementation of Second Generation Human Rights in Bangladesh: Problems and Issues" Indian Journal of Human Rights and the Law, Vol. 6, Nos. 1-2: 245-274, ISSN 0973-0818, Serials Publications, Darya Ganj, New Delhi

Published: December 2009
13. Mohammad Abdul Hannan "Right to reasonable Investigation Process in Criminal Justice in Bangladesh" Rajshahi University Law Journal 2007, Vol. 4: 37-48, ISSN 1991-8976, Faculty of Law, Rajshahi University, Bangladesh

Published: November 2008
14. Mohammad Abdul Hannan "Torture and Organized Violence and the Criminal Justice System: In the perspective of protection of Human Rights" Rajshahi University Law Review, Vol. VII, 2007: 59-74, Department of Law & Justice, Rajshahi University, Bangladesh

Published: November 2008
15. M Abdul Hannan "The Globalisation of Child Policy: A study of the significance of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1989" Journal of Commonwealth Law & Legal Education, Vol. 1, No. 2, (2002): 77-87, ISSN 1476-0401, Commonwealth Legal Education Association, London

Published: July 2002


1. Mohammad Abdul Hannan jointly with Khan Md. Arman Shovon and M Redwanur Rahan "Legal Protection of Biodiversity in Marine Areas with reference to Saint Martin Island, Bangladesh" INSEARCH 2022-8th International Integrative Research Conference on Governance in Society, Business and Environment

Published: December 2022
2. Khan Md. Arman Shovon, Mohammad Abdul Hannan, Md. Redwanur Rahman "Assessment of Legal Status regarding Restoration of the Biodiversity in Saint Martin Island, Bangladesh" 1st International Conference on Environment, ICES-A32, P. 68

Published: March 2022
3. Mohammad Abdul Hannan "Constitutional Safeguards of the Accused in Criminal Justice System in Bangladesh" ITD-2021, ISBN: 978-984-444-030-2, International Conference on Innovation and Transformation for Development, PID: Law 105 , P. 57

Published: October 2021
4. Mohammad Abdul Hannan & Kamrul Faisal "Human Rights of HIV/ AIDS Patients among Prisoners in Bangladesh" DOI: 10.5176/2251-3809_LRPP19.174

Published: May 2019

Corporate and Banking Law

Corporate law is one of the most popular and essential law specializations that is opted by students these days. This course deals with forming, owning, operating and managing of a body corporate. This course includes the application of law to business t


Human Rights Law

This course examines the customary international law on human rights, the work of the United Nations Human Rights Council and the law and practice of the main international human rights treaties.


Dr. Mohamamd Abdul Hannan has been teaching at the Department of Law, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh as Professor in the field of Human Rights Law since 2013.  He Completed LLM in Human Rights law with the DFID-Commonwealth Shared Scholarship from the University of Nottingham, UK in 2000.  Dr. Hannan Obtained PhD in Human Rights of the Accused from the University of Rajshahi in 2006 with Intellectual Advancement Award (IAA).  He has published three books and some forty research articles in different recognized academic journals at home and abroad.  He has been associated with a good number of research projects nationally and internationally.  Recently began a research work as leader of a team of six researchers under the Ministry of Law, Government of Bangladesh.  He is a life member of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. He has been participated in a good number of seminars in Bangladesh, India, UK, France and Germany.